Paul J. Boyle, Henrietta O'Connor, Kate Williams, Lucy K. Smith and Nicola Cooper

Paul Boyle, the former CEO of the ESRC, is president and vice-chancellor at University of Leicester. Henrietta O'Connor is a professor of sociology at University of Leicester. Kate Williams is a senior research fellow in nursing at University of Leicester. Lucy K Smith is a senior research fellow in health services research at University of Leicester. Nicola Cooper is a professor of healthcare evaluation research at University of Leicester

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Fairer Funding in Social Sciences Masks Gender Imbalance

Even when the news is good — women win grants from the ESRC at the same rate as men, and those grants are actually a bit larger on average — it’s tinged with bad — because there are so few senior women in academic social sciences men still get majority of the money.

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